Program helps military personnel prepare financially for deployment

By Catherine Grigor
January 31, 2014

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- “Military Financial Challenges and Benefits” will be presented from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library on the University Park campus of Penn State. Presenters Daad Rizk, a Penn State financial literacy coordinator, and Matthew Heckman, a military admissions counselor, will offer practical information to help military personnel prepare financially for deployment, protect investment, minimize taxes, hold down insurance cost, avoid financial schemes that target military families, make the most of new GI Bill opportunities and education benefits decisions and transition into civilian life with informed decisions.

The presentation is part of the Money Counts: A Financial Literacy Series, a collaborative effort of the Penn State Commission for Adult Learners and the University Libraries.

For registration and additional details, click on this link. For more information or for questions about the physical access provided, contact Lauren Reiter at or 814-865-4414.

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